Your play "Red Rabbit, White Rabbit" was such a gift. Thank you.
My husband Tom and I attended the performance last night presented by the San Francisco International Arts Festival (SFAIF). There were 15 people including the wonderful actor Ms. Velina Brown and yourself. I was the note taker.
I find it interesting that as much as I want to travel, I haven't or don't because of self-imposed limitations. But to think that I couldn't travel, I can't imagine.
Tom and I kept talking about the play last night and even still today. I'm a huge art fan and appreciate an artist's request to connect with the audience but it's not often that I¹m so compelled.
Your play broke down barriers by not giving the actor a chance to rehearse and by giving the audience a chance to participate. And in that participation we got to experience what you were expressing. The last play I attended, the author was patronizing toward the audience and made me question how much money I had spent on the performance. Your consideration was refreshing.
Ms. Velina Brown did an exceptional job of recreating the thirty-second scene of the white rabbit's experience at the circus. I was reminded of Tom's retelling of a scene in a play directed by a favorite local director and playwright, Mark Jackson. http://www.artstreettheatre.org/mark.htm The scene from that play is a Russian director auditioning young actors for his theater. A young woman (Maria Babanova) wants to join and offers to perform Hamlet at her audition. The stage directions are: "Without speaking a word, Babanova enacts Hamlet in its entirety in about a minute. It's